Lake County reporter
Rob covers urban affairs and other matters in Crown Point, St. John, Winfield and beyond. Previously he covered Valparaiso, Hammond, Gary and East Chicago. He's also written for various magazines and pens a culture blog for The Times.
An anonymous donor is helping the Hammond Family YMCA with its planned $3.5 million renovation and face-lift to the existing building, includi…
Crown Theater owner Brad Strom talks about renovations inside the venue. Check back at nwi.com for the full story.
CROWN POINT — Every dog has its day, but if a City Councilman gets his way, those days may not happen at downtown festivals.
In its quest to enhance its downtown and take it to the next level as a destination location for entertainment, fine dining and shopping, Crow…
ST. JOHN — Residents will have a chance to voice their opinions on a sizable retail development that could have a major impact in town.
CROWN POINT — A developer's hope to spend between $1.5 million and $2.2 million to renovate a vacant structure on north Main Street may have b…